Bug 1046772 - (CVE-2017-9998) VUL-1: CVE-2017-9998: libdwarf: Unknown memory access in _dwarf_decode_s_leb128_chk() of dwarfdump
(CVE-2017-9998)
VUL-1: CVE-2017-9998: libdwarf: Unknown memory access in _dwarf_decode_s_leb1...
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Classification: Novell Products
Product: SUSE Security Incidents
Classification: Novell Products
Component: Incidents
unspecified
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https://smash.suse.de/issue/187412/
CVSSv2:NVD:CVE-2017-9998:4.3:(AV:N/A...
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Reported: 2017-06-30 06:51 UTC by Johannes Segitz
Modified: 2020-04-01 16:53 UTC (History)
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Found By: Security Response Team
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Description Johannes Segitz 2017-06-30 06:51:17 UTC
rh#1465756

The _dwarf_decode_s_leb128_chk function in dwarf_leb.c in libdwarf through
2017-06-28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (Segmentation
fault) via a crafted file.

References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1465756
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2017-9998
http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2017/CVE-2017-9998.html
http://www.cvedetails.com/cve/CVE-2017-9998/
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-9998
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99310
Comment 1 Johannes Segitz 2017-06-30 06:52:47 UTC
While this is an attack on availability this is only shipped on SDK and really minor. Bug for documentation only.